Essays Tagged: "Hutchinson"

A conflict between male authority and female resistance.

n and women. Women are subordinate in the social power structure of the village, as shown when Mrs. Hutchinson's family is chosen in the first round. Objecting that her daughter and son-in-law did not ... n in the work force, they are linked to the community economically and provide for the family. Mrs. Hutchinson, however, rebels against this male domination. Arriving late, she raises suspicions of re ...

(3 pages) 148 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

about clinging to traditions in "A Moment before The Gun Went off" and "The Lottery,"

mbers of the community. The character that ismentioned most in this story is one by the name ofMrs. Hutchinson. Mrs. Hutchinson is a devotedmother and housewife. She is the one who eventuallygets sing ... other and housewife. She is the one who eventuallygets singled out to win the lottery. So it is Mrs.Hutchinson who is impacted the most brutally by thelottery. However the other people of the villagea ...

(3 pages) 120 2 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a Literary Analysis paper on "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

s people. Finally a winning family is chosen by ballot, and from that family a winning member--Mrs. Hutchinson. The villagers, including her family members, then start the ritual of stoning the winner ... villagers, including her family members, then start the ritual of stoning the winner, which is Mrs. Hutchinson.AnalysisShirley Jackson uses the lottery very well to explain the two different conflicts ...

(4 pages) 396 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Interpretation of "The Lottery" by Shirly Jackson-A tale of pointless violence, inhumanity, and senseless adherence, while unintentionally enlightening the readers with a morality lesson.

the characters are laughingly talking and discussing to each other in the crowd, such as when Mrs. Hutchinson and Mrs. Delacroix "both laughed softly" when Mrs. Hutchinson claimed she forgot what day ... roix "both laughed softly" when Mrs. Hutchinson claimed she forgot what day it was. Also after Mrs. Hutchinson humorously explains to her husband why she was late, "a soft laughter ran through the cro ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

to a population of about 300. This essay will talk about the relation to the world today and to Mrs Hutchinson's death by stoning.The women in The Lottery are treated as inferiors to the males. One ge ... have to fill in. This further emphasizes on the fact of male dominance and feminine inferiority.Mrs Hutchinson is the only women who unconsciously fights (rebels) against male dominance and the hierar ...

(3 pages) 127 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Literary Analysis of "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

story. Flat characters were also used to say things pertaining to the events of the story. When the Hutchinsons were being called up to the box, some women say things like this: ""Be a good sport, Tes ... also balanced the flat characters with round characters. The round, developing protagonist, Tessie Hutchinson, is presented indirectly throughout the story, and is motivated by the choosing of her fa ...

(6 pages) 407 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Plot and central idea in Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"

oncerned, there has always been a lottery.As Mr. Summers begins to address the town gathering, Mrs. Hutchinson shows up late, hurriedly joining her husband and family. She claims to have almost forgot ... d and family. She claims to have almost forgotten what day it was. Once the drawing commences, Mrs. Hutchinson rushes her husband on when his turn comes to draw with the remark, "Get up there, Bill." ...

(2 pages) 82 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

al selection of sacrificial a victim by means of a public lottery. Jackson proves her point by Miss Hutchinson who is the victim in the story, by showing the tradition's selfishness results while rele ... author shows that the following tradition blindly ends up victimizing its own followers. Thus, Miss Hutchinson character is defines as hypocrite, because by her participation in "The Lottery" as long ...

(3 pages) 113 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

ey can look at their paper. Only one piece of paper has a black mark on it, which represents death. Hutchinson's family wins the lottery. In the second round, members of the Hutchinson's family come u ... the second round, members of the Hutchinson's family come up and take a folded piece of paper. Mrs. Hutchinson becomes the victim of the lottery. Mrs. Hutchinson is then stoned by the villagers, along ...

(6 pages) 192 3 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Boston Massacre was Britain's fault

ver have happened.The 29th regiment was known for its inexperienced and volatile soldiers. Governor Hutchinson himself even deemed the soldiers of the 29th as "such bad fellows that it seems impossibl ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.

.The people of the town are happy and going on as if it is every other day.The situation where Mrs. Hutchinson is jokingly saying to Mrs. Delacroix"Clean forgot what day it was"(311) is ironic because ... ronic because something that is soawful cannot truly be forgotten. At the end of the story when Mrs.Hutchinson is chosen for the lottery, it is ironic that it does not upsether that she was chosen. Sh ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Lottery" Story Explication

civilization of the town will come to an end.3. A memorable quote from the short story is what Mrs. Hutchinson screams, "It isn't fair, it isn't right." This is so memorable because she speaks up in t ... ppens to her fair isn't really fair.4. The central characters in the story are Mr. Summers and Mrs. Hutchinson. Mr. Summers has the job where he draws names out of a box and the dots on the papers dec ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Theme Of "The Lottery" By Shirley Jackson

. Adams who obviously does not believe in the lottery. If Mr. Adams would push the issue more, Mrs. Hutchinson possibly would not of been brutally murdered for no reason along with many other people i ... e to society simply because people are afraid to question authority and tradition. On page 64, Mrs. Hutchinson yell's to some other citizen's stating, "Make them take their chance!"� This comme ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


"THE LOTTERY" In "THE LOTTERY" by Shirley Jackson, Destiny play's a role in Mrs. Hutchinson's life. In life everyone has a certain way of living each with there own destiny. "THE LO ... s to do with luck. There is no luck in destiny; it is just a way of life. On June 27th, Bill Hutchinson's good luck turned into Mrs. Hutchinson's bad luck. Her bad luck came about when Bill pic ... he stands in the circle by herself all she could say is "this isn't fair"(Jackson 302). Mrs. Hutchinson a character in the story is somewhat related to Anne Hutchinson who was a caretaker of th ...

(2 pages) 547 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

NFL New Rules

ess plays that are able to be returned. Of course, most balls sail out of bounds into the end zone. Hutchinson, writer from the Bleacher Report, illustrates that, "while the rule change will not elimi ... now be able to reach the end zone with greater ease, thus resulting in a anti-climatic whole play" (Hutchinson). Moreover, the NFL also added replays so that the referees can see if players make illeg ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The lottery

s out everybody pull out their own piece of paper and family member draw their number. Finally, Mrs Hutchinson, one of the house wife, one of the mother in the community got a paper that has a black d ... n, they always do it and also related to a successful crops. Outside the story, we can see that Mrs Hutchinson would be likely to stone other people but when she is the victim of the lottery, she do n ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters